Royal Christmas Cards 2018

Merry Christmas to all of our readers celebrating around the world! Royals have been releasing a plethora Christmas Cards and Messages this month, often with a family photo and/or a video. After the success of previous years, we are compiling the Royal Christmas Cards of 2018 (this page is also where we will be adding the various Christmas/New Year’s Speeches, so be sure to return)-  Continue reading

Cape Verde State Visit to The Netherlands

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands are hosting President Jorge Carlos de Almeida Fonseca and First Lady Lígia Dias Fonseca of Cape Verde, on a two-day State Visit to The Netherlands on December 10th and 11th, to promote and celebrate diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties, particularly in the fields of security and the maritime economy.  Continue reading

Diplomatic Corps Gala Dinner at the Royal Palace of Amsterdam 2018

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands hosted the annual Gala Dinner for the Diplomatic Corps at the Royal Palace of Amsterdam in Dam Square on April 24th. Princess Beatrix, Princess Margriet, and Professor Pieter van Vollenhoven were also present. The Gala Dinner is held in order to maintain international relations and strengthen ties. Click HERE to read King Willem-Alexander’s speech. As usual, we got no pictures from inside, but only of the royals arriving and departing.

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Royal Galas 2017

It’s that time of year again! For the next few days leading up to the New Year, we will have a series of ‘Year in Review’ articles, compiling and featuring the Royal highlights of 2017. While the (quite rare) White Tie and Tiara events get a lot of attention, the (more frequent) Gala or Black Tie events are usually forgotten. Today we are taking a look at some of the Royal Black Tie and Gala events of 2017- Continue reading